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Kolker, Robert

3 holds on 8 copies

Summary: "Don and Mimi Galvin seemed to be living the American dream. After World War II, Don's work with the Air Force brought them to Colorado, where their twelve children perfectly spanned the baby boom: the oldest born in 1945, the youngest in 1965. In those years, there was an established script for a family like the Galvins--aspiration, hard work, upward mobility, domestic harmony--and they worked...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2020

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Lynch, Ben

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Summary: "After suffering for years with unexplainable health issues, Dr. Ben Lynch discovered the root cause--"dirty" genes. Genes can be "born dirty" or merely "act dirty" in response to your environment, diet, or lifestyle--causing lifelong, life-threatening, and chronic health problems, including cardiovascular disease, autoimmune disorders, anxiety, depression, digestive issues, obesity, cancer,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Avise, John C.

Summary: How do you explain flaw in a world engineered by God? Avise extends this age-old question to the most basic aspect of humanity's physical evidence-- our genes-- and provides the evolutionary answers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 611.0181 AVI

An, Na

Summary: Grace, sixteen, fears that she will succumb to the schizophrenia that took her mother away, while she and her father work for a genetics lab rushing to find a cure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC AN

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Summary: Scientific genetics, little more than a century old, holds at once the promise of eradicating disease and the threat of altering the very essence of what it means to be human. It traces the dizzying evolution of this new science as researchers race to identify treatments for genetic diseases, such as cancer and sickle cell anemia, and to perfect tools for rewriting DNA.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GEN

Waterhouse, Steven

Summary: This project's research question was: what are the spiritual/emotional needs among evangelical relatives of persons with schizophrenia, and which Bible truths are effective in ministering to these needs and answering these questions? A book was written and tested by surveying Christians in the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI). Results demonstrate evangelical families have...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Westcliff Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 259.42 WAT

Wingerson, Lois.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 599.935 WIN

McKibben, Bill.

Summary: The author issues a warning about the dangers and limitations of technology, delving into the latest research in genetic engineering, robotics, and nanotechnology to map a future where humans will be made rather than born.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.483 MCK

Church, Dawson

1 hold on 1 copy

Contents: Epigenetic healing -- You : the ultimate epigenetic engineer -- The malleable genome -- The body piezoelectric -- The connective semiconducting crystal -- Belief therapy -- Entangled strings -- Scanning the future -- Writing "miracles!" on every prescription pad -- Energy psychology -- Your happy genes -- Soul medicine as conventional medicine -- Tapping a world of healing -- Medicine for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Energy Psychology Press 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.89 Church 2014

Rifkin, Jeremy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.483 RIF

Tuchman, Arleen Marcia

Summary: Who is considered most at risk for diabetes, and why? In this thorough, engaging book, historian Arleen Tuchman examines and critiques how these questions have been answered by both the public and medical communities for over a century in the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.462 TUC

Espé

Summary: "An account in graphic novel format, based on the author's own experiences, of a boy coping with his mother's suffering from bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, showing how mental illness can both tear families apart and reaffirm the bonds of love"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Pennsylvania State University Press/Graphic Mundi 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 ESP

Mintz, Sidney W. (Sidney Wilfred)

Summary: In this book the author shows how Europeans and Americans transformed sugar from a rare foreign luxury to a commonplace necessity of modern life, and how it changed the history of capitalism and industry. He discusses the production and consumption of sugar, and reveals how closely interwoven are sugar's origins as a "slave" crop grown in Europe's tropical colonies with its use first as an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.1 MIN

D'Adamo, Peter.

Summary: With Eat Right 4 Your Type, Dr. d'Adamo proved that one diet plan does not fit all. Here, he provides a customized program that works with your genetic makeup to maximize health and weight loss, as well as prevent or even reverse disease. According to Dr. d'Adamo, a host of environmental factors, including diet and lifestyle, dictate how your genes express themselves. With the right tools, you...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.3 DAD

Summary: We know evil when we see it-or do we? This program follows three people who confront a particular version of evil every day. Viewers meet Roy Ratcliff, the minister who baptized serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer behind bars and continues the practice with other hardened criminals; Aya Schneerson, a UN aid worker who administers food and medical help in the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo;...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Shenk, David

Summary: DNA does not make us who we are. Journalist David Shenk debunks the long-standing notion of genetic "giftedness," and presents new scientific research showing how greatness is in the reach of every individual. Integrating cutting-edge research from a wide swath of disciplines, Shenk maintains the problem isn't our inadequate genetic assets, but our inability, so far, to tap into what we already...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.2 SHE

Smith, Emma Bland

Summary: "A nonfiction picture book about Claude the albino alligator at the California Academy of Sciences"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Bigfoot, an imprint of Sasquatch Books 2020

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Wang, Esmé Weijun

Summary: "Schizophrenia is not a single unifying diagnosis, and Esmé Weijun Wang writes not just to her fellow members of the 'collected schizophrenias' but to those who wish to understand it as well. Opening with the journey toward her diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder, Wang discusses the medical community's own disagreement about labels and procedures for diagnosing those with mental illness, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 WAN

Edelstein, Jean Hannah

Summary: "In 2014 I moved back to the United States after living abroad for fourteen years--my whole adult life--because my father was dying from cancer. Six weeks after I arrived in New York City, my father died. Six months after that I learned that I had inherited the gene that would cause me cancer too." When Jean Hannah Edelstein's world overturned she was forced to confront some of the big...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EDELSTEIN, JEAN HANNAH EDE

Noble, Safiya Umoja

Summary: « In Algorithms of Oppression, Safiya Umoja Noble challenges the idea that search engines like Google offer an equal playing field for all forms of ideas, identities, and activities. Data discrimination is a real social problem. Noble argues that the combination of private interests in promoting certain sites, along with the monopoly status of a relatively small number of Internet search...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press, [2018] 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 025.042 NOB

Linder, Joselin

Summary: A riveting medical mystery about a young woman's quest to uncover the truth about her likely fatal genetic disorder that opens a window onto the exploding field of genomic medicine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.042 LIN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINDER, JOSELIN LIN

Plain, Belva.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PLA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PLA

Bronson, Po

Summary: "In Decoding the World, Po Bronson and Arvind Gupta-two renegade venture capitalists from Silicon Valley-take everyday news headlines and decode them, leading us on a journey through their twisted and highly entertaining view of the world. Each chapter isprefaced with a real-world headline ripped from today's chaotic news cycle: Trump's trade war. Dying bees. Rogue planets. Beyond Meat....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 660.6 BRO

Stark, Lizzie.

Summary: "Would you cut out your healthy breasts and ovaries if you thought it might save your life? That's not a theoretical question for journalist Lizzie Stark's relatives, who grapple with the horrific legacy of cancer built into the family DNA. It is a BRCA mutation that has robbed most of her female relatives of breasts, ovaries, peace of mind, or life itself. In Pandora's DNA, Stark uses her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.1 STA

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